South Brent

Outdoors school

Then there were three! New special school opening in South Brent

The Outdoors Group is opening its third outdoor special school in Devon to provide an alternative option for children struggling in mainstream education.

From September, the new Outdoors School site at Bridgehouse Farm, South Brent will be able to take 12 students aged between 7 and 14 who are don’t do well in conventional schools due to autism, anxiety or trauma.

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Devon Cleaning South Hams signs Devon’s Climate Declaration

In the week in which the world marks Earth Day 2021, a South Devon cleaning company is proud to announce that it's recently become a signatory to Devon’s Climate Declaration to show its commitment to achieving a cleaner, greener Devon.

Devon Cleaning South Hams, based in South Brent, is one of just thirteen local businesses to have endorsed the Declaration so far and hopes that many...

Devon Cleaning South Hams is making the switch to electric vehicles

South Devon cleaning company pushes ahead with plans for an all-electric fleet despite lack of charging points on its council-owned site

Devon Cleaning South Hams is on the road to zero emissions with the purchase of its first electric van. Owner Amanda Barnes is pushing ahead with her ambition to run an all-electric fleet for the company - which also includes Plymouth-based Plymclean - despite being frustrated by the lack of charging points on a large council-owned industrial estate.

The two companies were merged last...


Work begins on new homes in South Brent

Work has started to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent.

Leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, have joined forces once again with the South West’s largest housing provider, LiveWest to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which will be delivered as affordable housing.

The new development will deliver 25 homes for...


South Brent set for affordable homes boost

Plans to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent have been given the go-ahead.

The South West’s largest housing provider, LiveWest, have strengthened their partnership with leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which through working together will now all be delivered as affordable housing....

Villagers in South Brent show unrelenting kindness

Villagers in South Brent have come together to support each other in response to the Coronavirus crisis. A month ago, a group of villagers and representatives from local organisations and businesses made a plan to help those self-isolating and experiencing financial hardship in the village and local parishes.

In a matter of days, villagers had volunteered to support community efforts...

Pedestrian killed by lorry on A38

Motorists were facing severe delays this lunchtime after a pedestrian was killed on the A38.

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal collision at South Brent.

The collision between a male pedestrian and a DAF HGV happened on the northbound carriageway near to the Shell Carew garage around 11am today [20 May].

The male pedestrian was pronounced deceased...

Ashbourne Woods named top-selling site in Devon

Ashbourne Woods in South Brent has been named by as its top-selling site for Devon for 2015.

The figures, compiled from’s bookings for 1,605 camping and caravan sites throughout Europe, show Ashbourne Woods led the way for visitors to Devon in 2015, bringing an impressive 749 bookings to the region, 9% ahead of its nearest competitor in the county.


Dartmoor archaeologists need you!

Help Dartmoor National Park Archaeologists and Rangers look after prehistoric stone rows on a two day conservation work project on 19 and 20 August 2015.

Dartmoor’s landscape is among the richest in western Europe in terms of its prehistoric archaeological remains. Dartmoor contains the longest stone row in the world and has the greatest number of archaeological sites out of all the UK...

Dine in Style at Glazebrook’s Epicurean Evenings

Devon’s Glazebrook House Hotel is never short of imagination and innovation, and this spring this luxurious boutique hotel presents a series of Epicurean Evenings to delight even the most discerning foodies.

Owner Pieter Hamman is excited to announce the stylish destination’s 2015 calendar of compelling and quirky events which showcases what Glazebrook does best, delicious food in a magical environment, always with an element of surprise.

On Thursday 26th March 2015, the Glazebrook will host a special Austrian/Bavarian night and will be joined by the owners of Loimer Winery...